25 August 2016 - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, has officially launched the Strategy toward Gender Mainstreaming in the Environment Sector 2016 – 2021 at the seventh Women in Environment Conference in Kimberly today 25 August 2016.
23 August 2016 - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, will open the seventh Women in Environment Conference to be convened under the theme, “Gender Mainstreaming in the Environment Sector” in Kimberley on Thursday 25 August 2016. The Conference aims to ensure that initiatives in the environmental sector.
18 August 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa has published a notice to the Paper and Packaging; Electrical and Electronic Equipment; and Lighting Industries to prepare and submit Waste Management Plans for approval under sections 28(1) and 28(5) of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act no.59 of 2008), in Government Gazette no: 40207.
01 August 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, supports the Safe Paraffin Appliance Campaign launched by the Department of Trade and Industry on 27 July 2016. The Campaign is aimed at raising levels of awareness about illegal manufacturing and distribution of unsafe paraffin products, such as sub-standard paraffin stoves. “The Safe Paraffin Appliance Campaign is an indication of the commitment by government to ensure that particularly disadvantaged communities are safer.
31 July 2016 - On the occasion of the World Ranger Day today, 31 July 2016, the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, has paid homage to game rangers who have dedicated their lives to working to protect South Africa’s wildlife and natural heritage.